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hey hey hey >> you guys are pretty good, you >> hi! >> how are you? >> happy st. paddy's day. >> what are your names? >> james. . what were you doing? >> and, go. how do we do it? i'm going to hold you because i'm going to fall down. >> i gotcha. >> okay. right, left and over. >> oh. >> up! >> watch it. >> thanks, hoda! >> okay. >> thank you so much! that was great! >> our exercise for the day. >> we're exhausted. now we need a drinky. happy st. patrick's day, guys. >> happy st. patrick's day. >> those are two of the dancers from the riverdance. >> unbelievable. i saw it at rockefeller center years -- >> we finally found a hat that fits hoda. >> that's actually not nice, all
anyway -- so, so true. everybody. it is the day -- they're blocking the streets of manhattan. >> i know, i can't get over to neary's pub. i was so upset. i was going to go for lunch. i can't get there, baby. >> we just saw maggi and james, with the show for five years. by the way, it's celebrating its 20th year. >> remember michael flatly? he made a fortune on it. isn't that the same guy? andrew lloyd webber. pretty much. good for him. okay. so we have a really big show for you with emmy and golden globe winner john goodman, here to tell us about his mysterious new thriller. you don't know if he's the bad guy or the good guy. >> we're so used to seeing him in certain roles and it's a little creepy to see him this way. >> and somebody who is a good guy all of the time, he's back. fabio. >> fabio! >> st. patrick's day, it's perfect to have you. what a perfect moment.
you think of fabio? >> yes. [ laughter ] >> goes right to your mind. >> all right. we have also have our wonderful chef with us. >> he just left! scian. we saw you on the 8:00 cheating on us. >> i'm sorry! >> twice. >> i feel guilty! >> you should. all right, good. >> and ambush makeover day. plus st. paddy's day performance from international singing sensations. wait until you see these guys. so darn cute. celtic thunder. so awesome. and i think we need a little beverage. >> yeah. i mean, i love my stuff but today we should have a little beginguinness guinness, probably. >> hello. >> who are you, richard robinson? >> i'm your local bartender. >> he's from the beekman bar in new york city. he's doing something where he's making us a guinness beer with a shamrock on top. >> it's called art. >> trying the best i can. >> richard, you need to come
>> i'll be right there, ladies. >> because we like to be served by sexy men. you know what, fabio can help you. >> by the way, do you know -- who knows richard? >> who? >> do you know who richard just came up to me and said "guess who i know?" >> who? >> joel. >> everybody knows your joel. boots. oh! >> here you go. >> thank you ever so. >> so where is the shamrock? >> it's the best i could do. >> under pressure? >> under pressure. >> okay. let's do a little toast. >> what happened to our shamrock? >> fabio, what did you do to the shamrock? >> it's called the fabio effect. it melted. it melted when he touched it. >> yep. >> get ma mustache. >> wow. beekman bar, it's called? >> downtown manhattan. [ laughter ] >> it's a boys' drink, but we like it too. >> it's delicious. >> thank you so much. >> you don't like it? >> she likes her vino. >> you should have one a day. >> yes.?
>> i have a head cold. i'm not supposed to be on anything. >> better stick around. >> all right, guys. >> fabio has so many great things happening in his life. he's going to tell us about it. for fun with regis years and years ago, fabio was -- he was -- he was the body on all these romance novels. you know? >> right. >> they come out and they just used to use fabio. they changed the women. and fabio would always be the guy ravaging the women. >> because he looks like that guy. >> regis and i did one with him. they were sword fighting and i was being ravished. i enjoyed it. okay, so this is really cute. we love jennifer garner. >> have you ever been to a wedding party and you have a big fluffy dress on and you have to go to the restroom and you're thinking, oh, my gosh, how am i going to go with all this extra dress. jennifer garner talked about that very thing last night. take a look at what she wore to
>> she looked spectacular. >> she looked gorgeous. she said that dress gave her an excellent waist, beautiful bust line. but the problem is, she had like a body suit corset snapped downstairs. remember those old body suits? >> they were impossible to get on and off. >> who thought that was a great idea to have a snap? >> some pervert. >> last night she revealed she needed her best friend to help her go to the bathroom at the oscars. >> she needed her person. you're my person. >> you're my person, hoda. take a look. >> we go into the bathroom, because she's going to have to hold something up. >> okay. >> okay? [ laughter ] it's not pretty. worse than a toddler in a snowsuit. >> it's worse than that. >> because of the body suit! >> oh, so it's like a snowsuit thong. like a thong snowsuit. >> yes. >> okay, yeah. >> and the connection of the body suit, because it had a hook and eye situation, was in an intimate position.
>> so i said to my friend, i said -- i don't know what's going to happen, but i think you've got to get this. [ laughter ] >> no! what kind of friend is this? no! absolutely not. >> she is a good friend. she said, if this has to be done, it has to be done. but listen, i want you to give it a good college try. >> a hook and an eye? >> men have it so easy. you guys have no idea how easy you have it. >> really! seriously. you're shoes that you wear are flat. you don't have any spanx on. you don't have to worry about your waistline. >> they do have man spanx. manx. >> they do. >> have either of you fine specimens been in need of a manx? >> are you posing? >> what are you doing? looks like you're going on a date. >> hoda, get over there, make it a trio. >> get in there, fabio. >> fabio doesn't -- >> one of the things -- >> donald is like a toothpick.
we? it's almost friday. >> saint paddy's day, hoda. >> this is a new song by flo rida. and it's about friday. so let's take a listen. >> here we go. here's the chorus part you like. go! go, go, go! >> see, i liked it before now. [ laughter ] i did. they start rapping and i'm out. >> hoda, save some fun for my song, please. >> i will. here it comes. hold on.
to deserve this? tuesday she wanna go up wednesday i panic >> here it comes. >> playing way too much of these songs. friday >> isn't that good? >> will you sing my song? >> yes. we have to sing kathie lee's song because it came from a musical. >> thank you. >> are you ready? >> i'm ready. all right. i have to do this because of public demand. there was one person -- >> one tweet. okay, let's do it. i met a sweet lassie from -- >> you're throwing me off. i met a sweet lassie from -- >> come on, chrissy, what is it? i met a sweet lassie from -- >> nothing? embarrassing. >> well, if you hadn't played that much of the daggone song. >> now it's my fault! >> i'll figure it out. i met a sweet lassie on my way
she told me she came from the county of quirk she showed me the way to her heaven and back and the next thing you know we was grating the stork come play me your fiddle come tell me your tales and tell me some more of laddin and lassin and love ever lasting and all the sweet lovers who came here before hey hey [ laughter ] now pour me a guinness i'll mind me own business and try to forget that sweet lassie from cork >> yes! [ cheers and applause ] that was -- by the way, that was beautiful. that was beautiful. >> that was the clean version. >> you can catch us on sirius xm. >> still don't like it, sorry. >> we have some awesome people here in our studio. >> we do! they're so cute. >> all right. they're going to play us out, and they play an awesome set of bagpipes. >> no rap!
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with a career that spans several decades, it's easy to see why. >> he's starring in the crippling and gripping new thriller, "10 cloverfield lane" that is being kept very hush-hush by hollywood. >> he's supposedly keeping a woman safe in his bunker to protect her from an outside threat, but the audience isn't sure if he's a hero or a bad guy. take a look. >> there's been an attack. a big one. i'm not sure yet if it's chemical or nuclear. but down here, we're safe. >> i was driving north of here. >> you were an accident. i saved your life, michelle. >> thank you. so much. for saving my life. i guess i should go to a hospital now. >> you can't leave. >> why can't she leave? >> i'm scared of you. >> because there may be something bad over the bunker. or nothing at all over the bunker.
she's in with you? >> comfortable. >> possible. >> i've been in worse places. >> except not right now. >> i've lived in worse places. >> what is peeled to you about this particular role? you're a fine actor, but we mostly know you as loveable, you know? >> i'm normally not loveable. this gave me a chance to bring my natural inner creep out. >> inner creep? >> to let him out and roam. >> set him free. >> 8 to 12 hours a day. >> we are drinking one of your favorite drinks. this is a new orleans cold-brewed coffee. >> you bet. >> new orleans is your place. >> whoever made this good job. >> you shot in new orleans, the movie? >> yeah, we did. it was great working at home. i did "trumbo" there and right after "trumbo," i did this there. and yeah, i got to sleep in my own bed. that makes a big difference. >> huge difference. what else -- you're a dad now. >> yeah, well, i've been a dad for 26 years. >> oh, you have a little one,
>> a wee one. yeah, she's 25. >> a little one at home. >> she's a usc grad, and she's -- >> i thought you just had a baby, we were told. >> i have two puppies. they're both -- >> go do your research! >> i have a wee one, it's a secret to me. and i'm sure it won't be after this. >> well, that was awkward. >> yeah, i can hear the lawyers tiptoeing up the stairs. >> did you not read the same thing? >> you know i don't read -- >> because -- >> i love john -- >> connie, hi. happy st. patrick's day! >> so new orleans is, by the way -- your home i feel like is home to me. >> yeah. >> i remember seeing you emcee events and being at places and there was always something about you that just fit there. what about the connect? i've seen you do your thing. >> yeah, well, my thing has
i used to go down there and get lost every time i would get a couple nickels together, i would go down there. i married a girl from louisiana, and i wanted her to be near her parents when i was out on the road. >> which is often. >> yeah. i worked a lot. and she was able to be near her family. so we decided very happily to live in new orleans. >> you recently took a trip for work, but you ended up having some pretty cute pictures. i think we have a couple of -- >> australia? or am i wrong about that too? >> i think we did. what are you shooting there? >> we were in hawaii, australia and vietnam. and that's me holding a -- my newest wee one. >> oh, that's -- >> that's the twin, jerry. [ laughter ] and they'll be coming home soon. >> by the way, you look fantastic. congratulations. >> you do. >> on your weight loss. >> thank you. we appreciate it. >> thank you. >> i'm going to go strangle someone.
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he was nodding his head and giggling a little bit. i earned his trust that day, i guess. . all right. can you believe it was in the 1990s that we first laid eyes on fabio? oh, that italian stallion with the long locks and i can't believe it's not butter commercials. >> well, ladies, good news. the romance novel cover guy is back, and butter than ever. with a new ad. so let's check it out. >> i can't believe it has 40%
>> i can't believe it's made with real simple ingredients. >> i can't believe -- >> we're on a whale? >> i can't believe they talked me into this. >> i can't believe my role is even bigger. >> oh! fabio! congratulations. >> thank you. so fun, you know? great commercial. >> but you have been a fantasy for so many people, be men and women, for years. >> kathie lee, first of all, i want to thank you, because you gave me the big break on tv. >> with regis. >> what happened? when did that go down? >> back in the '80s. it was just a local show, you know, and they used to call me all of the time to model -- >> what did you do? oh, you modeled. >> and he did silly things. a lot of skits back then. so any time you needed this hunky person, they always said, get fabio, he's awesome. >> show his muscles. >> yeah. >> by the way, i just saw in the >> yeah. >> and you still look like this? is it a daily workout? what's going on? >> american women. >> what are we not doing? >> american women, that's for sure. >> that's the secret.
of course i can't believe it's not butter, you know -- >> to also keep it. >> 20 years, you know -- they have been like family to me. it's great. >> when it works, it works. and they're smart enough to keep you. >> yes. >> and what does fabio do? >> can we congratulate him? >> that's the big deal! yesterday he became an american citizen. >> i'll tell you -- [ cheers and applause ] >> congratulations. >> and he got 10 out of 10. >> it's the greatest feeling of my life. you know, first of all, when i came -- the first time in this country, i was 14 years old. and that's when i fell in love with america. >> you didn't speak english very well, did you? >> not at all. not at all. and as soon as i got off the plane, it was like, i'm home. i felt home. and i never felt home back in europe. >> wow. >> and then, you know, when i actually -- i was 14. i ran away from my father. >> wow. >> and i wasn't used to -- and my father was going nuts. because i'm 14 years old, run away from him, and you know?
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today show, the not only is it st. patrick's day, but it's also thirsty thursday which means it's time for ma'am bush makeover. two lucky ladies will be ready to parade down the streets of new york, courtesy of the favorite lad and lassie. >> oh, i can't do it again. "today" contributor and celebrity hairstylist to the stars, louis licari la la la la >> so today was st. paddy's day. big crowd. >> big crowd, all in irish hat so we had to ask them to pull them off, practically. but it was a fun day. everyone is in great spirits. >> denise is our first lucky ladies, 47 years old from allen, it texas. denise came to the plaza this morning to show her support for the special olympics with her sister debby who is a special olympics athlete. debby doesn't wear makeup or do her hair. she works as a respiratory
her days in scrubs. let's listen to her story. >> mom, i know you're busting. tell me why you're so exciting. >> i'm very excited for denise, because she is a mom of three kids and she works full time and she certainly deserves a makeover. >> and you say she's the best sister. >> yes, she is. the very best. >> super supportive. and fill in the blank. you are -- >> excited, elated. >> we can do whatever we want? is. >> yes, absolutely. >> oh yes! >> again with her mom jeannette, sister debby, daughter lacey and family friend brittney. please keep your blindfolds on for one second, okay? here is denise rebel before. keep your blindfolds on. let's see the new denise! come on out. wow! >> oh, my gosh. are you guys ready? take off your blindfolds. take a look. >> how pretty is that? >> you look smokin' hot. are you ready?
spin right here. >> wow! >> that is va va vroom. >> does she not look hot? >> tell us about the hair. what did you do? >> when i saw her, i saw these beautiful eyes that just sort of disappeared. so, of course, it's st. patrick's day, so what a perfect day to make someone darker auburn with the perfect color for her skin complexion. and framed her face to show them off more. layered. >> i like that cut. >> she could do it herself. >> debby, mom, what to we think? >> fantastic. very beautiful. >> can you believe what's going on there? >> jill, talk about a perfect dress. >> well, color, obvious reasons why we picked this color. and the back. >> is there no bra? >> it's a straplesses bra and
bra so it worked perfectly. >> i like those. >> thank you. >> good job! >> our second lady is blanca. she is 48 from houston, texas. she works as an educational diagnostician and she has been married for 22 years and has two kids. they came to nyc for their spring break and a lot of people do that. she's running the diva half marathon. go, girl! >> and wants to look like a diva for it. let's hear her story. >> visiting from texas. and you had strict instructions for your hubby. so what were they? >> to be here very early this morning, so i can hopefully get picked for this. >> and we picked you! so what do you think about all of this? are you into it? >> i think it's great. she deserves it. she does everything for the family. it's nice for her to get something once in a while. so -- >> crying already. so how are you feeling? >> i'm very excited. i'm a little nervous, because i haven't had my haircut in a long time. but i'm game for anything you want to do.
>> and she's here with her husband, daniel. son dario and daughter brianna. let's take one last week at blanca and bring out the new blanca! >> wow! wow! hold on. >> all right, you guys. take off your blindfolds! >> you look great. >> you want to look, sweetie? >> oh! >> you look beautiful! >> i look younger! >> of she does look younger. i have to tell you, when i saw blanca, i saw this young face. and gray hair and it just didn't go together. >> look right there. >> so we immediately eliminated the gray hair. a great haircut. and makes her even younger. she had perfect skin, and we emphasized it with the great makeup. >> so soft and pretty.
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beautiful beef and irish steaks you will ever taste! >> ever taste. >> very simple ingredients. chuck steak, onions, simple stuff. basically, stuff you'll have in the house. stuff you'll have in the kitchen. you've got to have the irish steak. a half pound -- a little drop of oil. go in there with canola oil, as we call in ireland, rape seed oil. >> grape seed. >> no, rape seed oil. that's what it's called in ireland. anyway, moving swiftly on -- >> fun topic. >> so we're frying off up the meat until it has a great color. and kathie lee, the trick here is not to do it in too big a batch. what will happen, you won't get that nice color on it. so once you have it nicely brown, you're going to transfer it to a plate. two batches will do, and we have carrots, celery and onions for your base flavor. you've got to get the base
>> >> it's all about that base. >> and we go back in there with all of this beautiful beef. and it's chuck steak. but you can also go in there with some sugar beef, even the river beef works really well. anything that is a cheap cut works really well. something with fat and muscle that will break down in the slow cooking process. and with a bay leaf for the extra flavor. beef stock. i'll let you do the pouring. >> put the whole thing in? >> the whole thing in there. >> you're doing beautifully. >> what does the irish stout do to the meet to the meat? >> it intensifies, gives really rich flavor. >> you can move back over. come with me, kathie lee. it's all done, really. you don't have to worry. this is the trick. because you have such a liquidy stew, what you want to do is thicken it up slightly. so to do that --
>> take a few ladlefuls of this and dump in a bit of plain arrow will do. and whisk it up. >> fold it in. >> i'm going for more of a vigorous whisk today, kathie lee. >> you are a vigorous guy. >> that moment again? i love it! i love it! okay. get that straight in there. it looks a bit miserable right now. but when you stir that through, you're going to get left -- >> why don't you just dump it in the stew? >> it will just go lumpy. >> okay. >> i do have some for you to try. >> oh, it looks delicious. >> sprinkle with a bit of parsley. we have one for you, kathie lee, and one for you hoda. >> and irish bread is a big part of that, right? >> we have some sourdough today, but if you have some soda bread, it's a very easy one to do. and we've also got some irish coffee cupcakes if you want a little taste. >> that's for hodi. >> they have a lot of booze in there, i'm just warning you right now. irish whiskey and espresso. >> delicious, delicious. >> hardy food. >> we love you.
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the citi concert certifyseries on "today" is proudly provided to you by citi. >> we have a performance from the world renown singing sensations, celtic thunder! >> they have been named top musical artists multiple times and sold more than million records. >> and their latest album "legacy album one" has been number one. congratulations, guys!
while hitting the road? >> absolutely. we have a tour coming up. >> yes, 77 cities across north america this fall. >> starting in the fall. >> yep. so it's on celticthunder.com. >> living the irish dream! >> absolutely. >> ryan, neil, damion, emmett, emmett. >> correct. >> excellent! >> what are you singing for us? >> "ireland's call" today. >> here they are! celtic thunder! ireland ireland
nbc. hoda, how do you who saint patrick was? don't worry, you're not alone. >> we hit the streets to ask people who they thought saint patrick actually was. take a look. >> who was saint patrick? >> an irish saint of some sort? >> oh, i have no idea. >> i'm going to go with a catholic saint. or an elf, i don't know. >> a leprechaun. >> guys who are green. >> in ireland. >> a saint in ireland, i think. >> everyone has been saying that. and i don't know what that means. >> a saint. >> saint patrick. i guess that's all i know. >> a saint or something, i don't know. >> uh -- a saint in a church, i guess? i don't really know.
>> a saint? >> i really don't know. who was he? >> he was a christian missionary. >> the first one who got it right! good job! >> thank you. >> way to go! somebody got it. ireland ireland together standing tall >> i want to be irish! shoulder to shoulder with our irish call >> i think we have a spanx alert. it's not me. >> enjoy your st. paddy's day, everybody!
good thursday morning to you, thank you so much for joining us, you're watching "charlotte today." happy st. patrick's day. >> yes. >> to everybody. >> indeed. i'm ready. >> i wore green, you were not ready but thanks to jasmine one of few employee -- new employees you love so much she decorated you. >> she had to get me right because i don't want to get pinched all day. >> maybe you want to be punched and that's why you didn't wear green. >> that's what i think. >> we're just going start with the show. what do you think? >> all right. >> beer, it's a tradition on st. patrick's day.
drinks to celebrate with too. >> absolutely. welcome stefan to mix us some delicious drinks for us for st. patrick's day. >> looking amazing guys how you doing? st. patrick's day no better way to start the than with cocktails. >> getting right into it. >> i'll sure the guys at connelly's are already starting too. we might as well jump in and get going. a nice riff on the irish traditional irish coffee to get us started. start with this great pew charlie sheen made over at south end. basically the unaged irish whiskey made right here in charlotte. it's great. we're just going to do about an ounce and a half of that. >> okay. >> we're going to do a little bailey's irish cream. about a half understand of that. flush -- ounce of that. about three quarters of an ounce of simple syrup which is just equal parts sugar and water. and then we're going to do cold draft coffee. i have this at smelly cat. but the guys over at central cough foe make a great one too -- coffee make a great one too. a quick shake.